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delayering

(diːˈleɪərɪŋ)
n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the process of pruning the administrative structure of a large organization by reducing the number of tiers in its hierarchy
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delayering

[diːˈleɪərɪŋ] N (Admin) → reducción f de niveles jerárquicos
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Miss Thunberg added: "Of course there are climate delayers who want to do everything to shift the focus of the climate crisis to something else or want to make people question the science.
To protect preferred narratives about climate change and its solutions, a main strategy by some activist scientists and writers has been to discredit experts who question these worse-case scenario narratives or the related advocated policies by labeling them "deniers," "delayers," "contrarians," "confusionists," and "lukewarmers," as the journalist Keith Kloor has documented.
Climate delayers and climate change deniers are as good as each other," he said, adding that "now is the time for civil disobedience, now is the time to become a rebel because there's no time after this".
Five million women are overdue for testing and polls show 80 per cent of the 25 to 35-year-old delayers feel "too body-conscious" to attend.
The digital news site Vox provided a nuanced discussion of the issue by describing differences between "anti-vaxxers", who indignantly oppose vaccination, and vaccine delayers who "delay some (vaccines), and skip others.
Audience Research: Delayers of Infant Immunisation.
Some delayers participated in the catechumenate process as auditores (listeners) rather than as competentes seeking baptism.
Yahya bin Abdullah Al-Samaan said the members raised several points regarding the performance of the national carrier, particularly finding solutions to delayers and those who missed their scheduled flights as well as ways to link minor towns with each other.
Successful delayers in the marshmallow test use these cognitive skills to think up games and other strategies that help them to cool impulsive urges and reach future goals.
'Once Mischel began analysing the results, he noticed that low delayers seemed more likely to have behavioural problems, both in school and at home.